People in Nigeria are creating new drugs either because they can’t afford more traditional narcotics, because they’re not controlled or because they’re strong.
Drug use among young people continues to fall, but harmful use among a minority continues.
With the dual threats of antibiotic resistance and emerging pandemics, finding new drugs becomes even more urgent. A trove of medicines may be lying under our nose.
In the mid-1800s, France was at the epicenter of the international movement to medicalize hashish, a potent form of cannabis. Now the country’s medical marijuana research is making a comeback.
France may be getting closer to legalizing cannabis. Still, arrests are rising quickly and often target Arab Muslim men.
Holiday destinations are creating cannabis-related events and activities to capture a new travel trend.
Medicinal cannabis products were made legal in New Zealand in 2020. But high costs and widespread reluctance from doctors means many sick people are still accessing cannabis illegally.
Ensuring the participation of ordinary citizens and producers in the industry is the big challenge facing African states.
Does the success of this single issue minor party mean that Australians are finally ready to ‘legalise it’?
Policy-makers and stakeholders in Canada should re-examine CBD policies and ensure they are protecting, rather than confusing, consumers.
Canada is in a position to be a global leader in setting an international precedent for socially responsible and informed policy for cannabis.
Scholars weigh in on the known and unknown about marijuana and its incarnations.
Cannabis use is linked to poorer memory, attention and mental health.
While the pandemic was often blamed for 2020-2021’s strong recreational cannabis sales growth, the boost in sales was more likely due to existing trends, added stores and new products.
Growing interest in psychedelics has spurred new research decades after hallucinogenics were tested in Saskatchewan in the 1950s. And an unassuming common fish is proving a useful test subject.
Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon all experienced big increases in both deposits and lending shortly after legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
In the first published survey of users of the hemp-derived compound, respondents highlight some important therapeutic effects.
The recent review found that both high and low frequency cannabis users were six times more likely to develop schizophrenia.
Cannabis use doubles the risk of a fatal or serious-injury car crash, but some people believe it’s safer than alcohol-impaired driving. Here’s what you need to know about cannabis behind the wheel.
A growing body of research points to the body’s natural cannabinoid system as the primary driver behind the runner’s high – and the mental health boost and stress relief following exercise.